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Forschungs- und Beratungsinstitut Gefahrstoffe GmbH (FoBiG) was founded as a private limited company (GmbH) in June 1992.

Registered seat: Klarastraße 63, 79106 Freiburg

Partners: Dr. Fritz Kalberlah, Dr. Klaus Schneider, Dr. Martin Hassauer, Jan Oltmanns

General manager: Dr. Klaus Schneider

Trade register number: HRB 4236 (Amtsgericht Freiburg)

VAT number: DE 151414245


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